Travel Zelkova Yamanaka Lacquerware Guinomi Sake Cup Set
The set includes two different sized sake cups, lids, and a silk drawstring pouch. A nesting sake cups with a lid for easy portability. The lid can be turned inside out and used as a sauce plate to put small snacks or coaster.
Take it with you on your travels or camping trips and enjoy a delicious and beautiful Sake time outside.
The advantage of wooden sake cups is that they are lighter than glass or ceramic. It is easy to hold even when filled with a large amount of sake, and it is also resistant to breakage even if dropped, so it can be used for a long time if used carefully.
The unique texture of wood is also an appealing feature of wooden sake cups. The gentle feel of the wood and its smooth texture are ideal for enjoying sake slowly.
- Quantity: 2 cups, 1 lid and 1 pouch
Dimension: [Large]D5.5cm(2.2in) x H4.8cm(1.9in),
[Small]D5.5cm(2.2in) x H4cm(1.6in)
- Capacity: [Large]65ml(2.2oz), [Small]35ml(1.2oz)
- Material: [Cups and lid] Zelkova wood, [Pouch] Silk
- Coating: Lacquer
- Origin: Made in Japan- Yamanaka Lacquerware
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about yamanaka lacquerware
Yamanaka lacquerware is produced in the Yamanaka Onsen area of Kaga City, Ishikawa Prefecture, and has a history of about 400 years.
The traditional techniques of Yamanaka lacquerware were highly evaluated and became known throughout Japan, despite a period of temporary interruption.
It is characterized by the use of wood grain patterns to express a natural texture, and is made with great attention to detail.
It was designated as a traditional craft by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry in 1975.